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Northeast Times | April 20, 2018

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Tarrant Democratic Opinion on Standardized Testing

Democrats believe that all students are entitled to a free, quality, public education. The Tarrant County Democratic Party invites you to attend a free film screening of Standardized Lies – Money and Civil Rights: How Testing is Ruining Public Education, a full-length documentary that exposes how the standardized testing industry is undermining public education.This informative event is free and open to the public and will be held on Saturday, April 26 at 10:00 a.m. at the CWA Union Hall at 421 S. Adams, Fort Worth, Texas 76104.After the film, there will be a panel discussion.

We are honored to have four local renowned experts in the field of education on our panel. Our featured panelists are:

Dr. Jerry Burkett, Director of College and Career Readiness, from the Grand Prairie ISD. Nancy Bean, Educator, Counselor and Candidate for the State Board of Education District 11. Dr. Mary Martin Patton, Dean of the College of Education at Texas Christian University and Dr. M. FrancyneHuckaby, Associate Professor, Center for Public Education, Texas Christian University.All who are concerned about protecting public education should attend.

Space is limited. For more information and to RSVP:
Contact Paula Sanders Coakley at 817-335-VOTE(8683) or 817-938-8828 or reply by email to volunteer@tarrantdemocrats.org .